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Jin He, M.D., Ph.D.

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4.8 out of 5
138 Ratings
  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, Chinese


Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Disease, Bile Duct Repair, Bile Duct Surgery, Bile Duct Tumors, Biliary Tract Surgery, Biliary Tree, Colorectal Metastases to the Liver, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gallbladder Cancer, Gastrectomy, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Hepatic Surgery, Hepatobiliary Disease, Hepatobiliary Malignancies, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatocellular Cancer, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC), Klatskin Tumors, Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery, Liver Cancer, Liver Cysts, Liver Tumors, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Diseases, Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreatic Tumors, Pancreaticoduodenectomy, Retroperitoneal Sarcomas, Robotic Bilary Surgery, Robotic Liver Surgery, Robotic Pancreas Surgery, Stomach Cancer, Stomach Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure more

Research Interests

Personalized treatment through stratifying pancreatic cancers on their genetic features; pancreatic cancer, liver tumors, pancreatic cysts, pancreatic cancer genetics more

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
600 N. Wolfe Street
Halsted 614
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-7551 | Fax: 443-769-1276


Jin He, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a surgical oncologist specializing in tumors from the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary organs. He performs open as well as minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) surgery, including the Whipple procedure.

Dr. He received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University and a Ph.D. in oncology from Fudan University Shanghai Medical College. He completed the Halsted general surgery residency training at Johns Hopkins, followed by a ACGME accredited fellowship in complex general surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. He’s research focuses on personalized treatment through stratifying pancreatic tumors on their genetic features. He holds several patents in anti-cancer vascular targeting agents and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and lectured internationally. He serves on several national committees including the NCCN panel on neuroendocrine tumors and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. more


  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

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  • MD, Peking University Health Science Center (1996)


  • Fudan University Shanghai Medical Center / General Surgery (2001)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (2013)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery-General (2014)
  • American Board of Surgery / Surgical Oncology (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Cameron JL, He J. "Two thousand consecutive pancreaticoduodenectomies." J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr;220(4):530-6. Epub 2015 Jan 6. PMID: 25724606

Vollmer CM Jr, Lewis RS, Hall BL, Allendorf JD, Beane JD, Behrman SW, Callery MP, Christein JD, Drebin JA, Epelboym I, He J, Pitt HA, Winslow E, Wolfgang C, Strasberg SM. "Establishing a quantitative benchmark for morbidity in pancreatoduodenectomy using ACS-NSQIP, the Accordion Severity Grading System, and the Postoperative Morbidity Index." Ann Surg. 2015 Mar;261(3):527-36. PMID: 25268299

He J, Page AJ, Weiss M, Wolfgang CL, Herman JM, Pawlik TM. "Management of borderline and locally advanced pancreatic cancer: Where do we stand?" World J Gastroenterol. 2014;20(9):2255-2266. PMID: 24605025

He J, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Cameron JL, Eckhauser FE, Choti MA, Hruban RH, Pawlik TM, Wolfgang CL. "2564 resected periampullary adenocarcinomas at a single institution: trends over three decades" HPB (Oxford). 2014;16(1):83-90. PMID: 23472829

He J, Cameron JL, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Hirose K, Choti MA, Schulick RD, Hruban RH, Pawlik TM, Wolfgang CL. "Is It Necessary to Follow Patients after Resection of a Benign Pancreatic Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm?" J Am Coll Surg. 2013;216(4):657-65; discussion 665-7. PMID: 23395158

He J, Edil BH, Cameron JL, Schulick RD, Hruban RH, Herman JM, Zheng L, Iacobuzio-Donahue C, Ahuja N, Pawlik TM, Wolfgang CL. "Young Patients Undergoing Resection of Pancreatic Cancer Fare Better than their Older Counterparts." J Gastrointest Surg. 2013;17:339-44. PMID: 23184271

Activities & Honors


  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Fudan University
  • John L. Cameron Award for Technical Excellence in Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Kristen Ann Carr Travelling Fellow, Kristen Ann Car Fund
  • ASCO Merit Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation
  • Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop, American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • ASCO GI Merit Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation


  • America's Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American College of Surgeons

Videos & Media

(Meet Dr. He, in Mandarin)

Minimally Invasive Surgery Options for Liver Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer | Eric's Story

Pancreatic Cancer Prevention: Lana's Story

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Pancreatic Cancer | Wonda's Story

The Ins and Outs of the Minimally Invasive Whipple, Johns Hopkins Surgery (5/10/2016)

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